Category: image compression

Compressive Images Revisited

Tim Kadlec returns to the topic of how to make images on the web as performant as possible and looks at the technique called “Compressive Images” which is now not recommended for a bunch of reasons. Tim summarizes his point here: By now the trade-off is pretty clear. Compressive images give us a reduced file size, ...

Guetzli

Geutzili, Google’s new open source algorithm… …that creates high-quality JPEG images with file sizes 35% smaller than currently available methods, enabling webmasters to create webpages that can load faster and use even less data. I’ve seen this fairly widely reported, and that’s great b...

What You Need To Know About WebP

WebP, introduced by Google, is an image format meant for the internet. While this format has been around for half a decade and is now five years old, it has not risen to instant fame and is yet to gain universal acceptance. That said, WebP does have a lot of uniqueness to offer, especially regarding image size and comp...